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Grand Rapids rolls out environmental success stories road show

Submitted 07-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

Education push touts infrastructure accomplishments and grand vision for moving city forward.


Divorce Attorneys for Women partners with local domestic violence nonprofits to bring world-renowned author to West Michigan

Submitted 07-11-2016 under NONPROFITS

Lundy Bancroft is one of the world's leading experts on domestic abuse, and the author of several best-selling books. Bancroft will lead two workshops in October of 2016, one geared towards professionals and one open to the public. Registration is now open.


Downtown wants ideas for reimagining Calder Plaza

Submitted 06-21-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The City of Grand Rapids, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. and Kent County will host the first public meeting on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 to discuss an effort to re-envision Calder Plaza.


The City of Grand Rapids wins Project of the Year Award for innovative energy efficiency project

Submitted 06-08-2016 under NONPROFITS

Environmental Services Department wins APWA 2016 Project of the Year


Celebrating Loving Day in Grand Rapids and its legacy in justice

Submitted 06-07-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Sunday, June 12, 2016 Ebony Road Players will be hosting its second annual Loving Day Celebration at Wealthy Theatre from 12 to 8 p.m.


First woman to be local cartoonist from Grand Rapids

Submitted 05-24-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Gertrude Van Houten was a local celebrity during the 1920s & 1930s, and she was almost lost to history.


GR Public Museum School wins City Environmental Services Department's 'Be a Basin Buddy' Student Video Contest

Submitted 05-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

More than 3,500 students celebrated their involvement in hands-on environmental learning projects this year at the seventh annual Groundswell Student Showcase


Grand Rapids promotes job opportunities at Michigan Career Quest

Submitted 05-11-2016 under NONPROFITS

The City of Grand Rapids had the opportunity to reach out to thousands of students at MiCareerQuest


Disability Advocates to hold coffee with township supervisors to discuss public transit

Submitted 05-10-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Panel discussion with township supervisors to discuss the importance of public transit from 9-10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 16th, 2016 at Orchard Hill Church.


Rapids restoration plan - what's next?

Submitted 05-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

Here is what is on the horizon for the Grand River Restoration process